Hollywood has a massive cyber security problem, and if it wants to continue turning profits, it’ll have to address it sooner rather than later.
The Internet of Things is looking like the next big wave in technology, with hundreds of smart devices, from speakers to lightbulbs, getting automated through your cell phone or through “virtual assistants,” such as Alexa. This type of automation is convenient and often energy-efficient, but it comes with one big downside: many smart devices are easily hackable.
It’s unfortunate that it takes a large incident like this to open the eyes of businesses and companies to the value of implementing cybersecurity measures.
Although computing is involved in nearly every aspect of our lives, it is rare to find an American high school that offers classes in computer science.
As long as you’re mindful and always on the lookout, you’ll be able to protect yourself from the vast majority of attacks.
Good protection from hackers and malevolent software comes at a price, though, and in cyber security, you often get what you pay for.